10 Things I Learned from God in Ecuador (As told in Pictures)

As a working Catholic mom, I feel a pressure to justify why I work. I feel that pressure to justify it with my Catholic friends, who know I long to stay at home. I feel the pressure to justify it to my working friends, who know faith is at the center of my leadership at […]

What to Tell the Girls

Recently, I was invited to speak at the Atlanta Catholic Business Conference sponsored by The Integrated Catholic Life, EWTN, Belmont Abbey College and the Aquinas Center of Theology. It was a blessing to be among such faith-filled working Catholic laity, living in the truth by integrating their faith and all areas of their lives, including […]

You Say it Best…By Saying Nothing

This month, though it is a month of gratitude, I have struggled with the vice of envy. This is something I struggle with daily, actually. But I was really trying to focus on gratitude this month, especially reading all of the “30 Days of Gratitude” posts on facebook. Uh…yea, I didn’t do it that way […]

The Language of the Soul: Work, Faith, Love and Anna Karenina

This summer I read the novel, “Anna Karenina,” by Leo Tolstoy.  I had never read the novel previously, and I had no preconceived notions about the plot, the characters, or the emotional turmoil I would experience as I read.  The book evokes so many different emotions, as Tolstoy weaves a political, social and religious tale, […]

St. Gianna Beretta Molla: Part One of the Summer Saints Series: Saints for the Working Catholic Mom

St. Gianna Beretta Molla is the perfect Saint to kick-start the summer saints series for working Catholic moms. First of all, St. Gianna was a devoted wife and mother to four children. Secondly, St. Gianna is a modern day Saint, living during a time we can all remember or refer to quickly in the history […]

Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace…At Work!

Throughout the week, I have contemplated how we treat others, and how that may either attract folks or repel them. I have a job to do, and it is two-fold. I have to be Christ to the world…a world that is so imperfect, but it is the world we live in for now. I also […]

Along the Way: Randy Hain Draws Us In

Along the Way: Lessons for an Authentic Journey of Faith First of all, I get Randy Hain!  What I LOVED THE MOST about this book is the tips and strategies, presented in bulleted or numbered lists.  Top 6 strategies, top 5 tips, 4 things to do…This speaks to me.  It directly challenges the reader to […]


As women who work, we reflect on our leadership in the workforce.  In the work world, we are taught that the leadership equation includes winning, managing, competition, with “me” at the center of it all: my next promotion; my next acquisition; my next big step.    Send article as PDF   

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